U-2 Spy Plane Operations

Former U-2 pilot Charles Wilson talked about U-2 spy plane operations. He showed slides from a publicity briefing from the 1980s on a… read more

Former U-2 pilot Charles Wilson talked about U-2 spy plane operations. He showed slides from a publicity briefing from the 1980s on a day-in-the-life of a U-2 pilot. He responded to questions from members of the audience.

This address at 1:30 p.m. April 28, 2010, was at the opening of the forum at the Wilson Center, “Mayday 1960: Reassessing the U-2 Shoot Down,” to examine the role of the U-2 in the missile-gap debate and the political, diplomatic, and intelligence history surrounding the events of 1 May 1960. close

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*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Program ID:
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Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
May 22, 2010
Last Aired:
May 23, 2010

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  • May 22, 2010 | 12:39pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 22, 2010 | 6:38pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 23, 2010 | 12:38am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 23, 2010 | 6:38am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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